Katharine Janus

Katharine Janus is a consultant with American Philanthropic and producer of the Givers, Doers, & Thinkers podcast. Prior to joining American Philanthropic, she served as an intern with U.S. Senator Charles Grassley in Des Moines, Iowa and Washington, DC. She co-founded a chapter of Mary’s Meals at Ave Maria University and was Director and Team Leader of Our Lady of Guadalupe Faith Formation in Immokalee, Florida.

As Consultant, Katharine’s experience includes marketing and social media; major-donor clubs; foundation and corporate strategies; direct mail; messaging; prospect research; planned giving; and departmental management and coordination. 


GDT Podcast / Episode 13

This week on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Jeremy sits down with Kevin Youngblood.

GDT Podcast / Episode 12

Elise Westhoff of The Philanthropy Roundtable sits down with Jeremy Beer to discuss the status of philanthropy in America and dangerous reforms that could cripple it.


GDT Podcast / Episode 11

To kick off season two of the podcast, Jeremy speaks with Timothy P. Carney of the American Enterprise Institute. Jeremy also chats with Kyle Vander Meulen of American Philanthropic on welcoming new donors.

GDT Podcast / Episode 10

Today Jeremy speaks with historian and journalist Ben Soskis about the untold story of philanthropy, and Laura Pallares shares ways to ensure your nonprofit lands on its feet after 2020.


GDT Podcast / Episode 9

Today Jeremy speaks with Gracy Olmstead on localism and the new sites of communal life. Justin Streiff also shares how to assess 2020 and plan for 2021.

Givers Doers & Thinkers, William B. Allen, national character
GDT Podcast / Episode 8

Today Jeremy speaks with William B. Allen on constitutional heritage and a nation’s character and Austin Detwiler about COVID-19 giving trends and how it might affect nonprofits.


GDT Podcast / Episode 7

Today Jeremy speaks with Tom Riley of the Connelly Foundation on how to give well and with Liz Palla on cultivating foundations.

GDT Podcast / Episode 6

Don’t miss the sixth episode of Philanthropy Daily’s podcast, Givers, Doers, & Thinkers! Today Jeremy speaks with Bill Kauffman.


GDT Podcast / Episode 5

Don’t miss the fifth episode of Philanthropy Daily’s podcast, Givers, Doers, & Thinkers! Today Jeremy speaks with Garrett Johnson.

GDT Podcast / Episode 4

Catch the fourth episode of Philanthropy Daily’s podcast, Givers, Doers, & Thinkers! Jeremy speaks with Patrick Deneen today.